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Inmate populations include a large number of individuals at risk of HIV infection. However, there is insufficient data about HIV/AIDS epidemiology in prisons. Our study, conducted in Zambia, a sub-Saharan African nation with an estimated HIV prevalence of 19% in adults, was designed to address this shortfall.
Artemisinin combination therapies (ACTs) have been recommended for the treatment of malaria in countries where there is widespread resistance to commonly used antimalarial drugs. Several sub-Saharan African countries are, therefore, in the process of introducing ACTs in their malaria drug policies. However, there is limited information about the safety of… (More)
Jolted into action by the thalidomide tragedy, developed Western countries began to establish national systems for identifying and responding to adverse drug reactions and events (or pharmacovigilance systems) about 40 years ago. These systems focus on side effects, adverse reactions, and drug interactions. In developing countries, especially in Africa, the… (More)